By Kim Glovas

PORT REPUBLIC, N.J. (CBS) – A Greyhound bus enroute from Atlantic City to New York was forced to pull over Friday after the discovery of cockroaches.

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The Greyhound bus started its journey at about 10 a.m. from Atlantic City and was scheduled to arrive in New York at about 12:30 p.m.

However, the bus was forced to stop in Port Republic (Atlantic County) at about 11 a.m. after passengers reported seeing a cockroach infestation inside the bus.

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Greyhound immediately sent a second bus to pick up the 48 passengers on board and they continued their travel into New York.

A Greyhound spokesperson released a statement that read in part: “We apologize for this inconvenience. Currently, our team is investigating the situation and working to determine its cause.”

The spokesperson said all 48 passengers on the bus were given full refunds.

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An investigation is underway by Greyhound to determine how this happened.